According to most health professionals, about 20% of babies develop colic. There is a generally accepted rule of three – if your baby cries inconsolably for more than three hours a day, more than three days per week and is aged between three weeks and three months, he may be diagnosed with colic. A classic … Continue reading Colic and Gut Health
Last week there was a general recall of Zantac, a medication commonly used to treat infant reflux in babies. This follows concerns in several countries over the presence of impurities in Zantac and other ranitidine products. Health authorities say there is no immediate risk, but patients have been advised to consult a doctor who can prescribe alternatives … Continue reading Information for parents following the general recall of Zantac.
Infant Reflux can be a very distressing condition for babies and parents alike. This article explains what it is, the causes and all the signs and symptoms.
What is Lactose? Lactose is the sugar found in milk and milk products. Human breast milk contains around 7% lactose and formula contains a similar amount. Lactose is broken down in the stomach by the enzyme Lactase into Glucose and Galactose, which can then be absorbed into the bloodstream and used by the body. … Continue reading Lactose Overload